Trump - The Presidential Precedents

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01Andrew Jackson2017011720170116 (R4)

In 1829, duellist and Indian-fighter Andrew Jackson won power.

Adam Smith on past presidents who divided America as they arrived promising radical change

02Abraham Lincoln20170117

To his enemies, Abraham Lincoln's win in 1860 was utterly intolerable.

Adam Smith on past presidents who divided America as they arrived promising radical change

03Warren Harding and Franklin Roosevelt20170118

In 1932, Franklin Roosevelt swept to power promising action amid crisis.

Adam Smith on past presidents who divided America as they arrived promising radical change

04Richard Nixon20170119

In 1968, angry opposition to liberal reform swept Richard Nixon to power.

Adam Smith on past presidents who divided America as they arrived promising radical change

05Ronald Reagan20170120

In 1980, Ronald Reagan won the White House by running against politics.

Adam Smith on past presidents who divided America as they arrived promising radical change